Montana Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Montana? View Montana parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Almena Diversion Dam, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Drive 4 miles from Almena along U.S. Highway 383 Phone 406-247-7714 Activities HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Descrptive Web Site The Almena Diversion Dam is located 8 miles east of Norton, Kansas along the valley of Prairie Dog Creek in north-central Kansas and about 11 miles downstream from Norton Dam. The site includes 130 land acres and 12 water acres. Hunting for pheasant, waterfowl, deer, and dove is available. Prairie Dog State Park and Keith Sebelius Reservoir are nearby. The Almena Unit is part of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Kanaska Division. Other information on Kansas recreation.

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Axolotl Lakes, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From State Highway 287 between Virginia City and Ennis. Drive 1/4-mile east of mile marker 11 (or 3/4 of a mile west of mile marker 10); turn south into the paved parking area near the top of the hill. Pass through the gate with the cattle guard at the west end of the parking area. Proceed 3 miles on the two-track dirt road; the road will descend a steep hill and intersect with another road. Go left (east) 3/4 of a mile, and the cabin will be on the right hand (south) side of the road. Phone 406-683-8000 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Axolotl Cabin Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas

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Butte-Jefferson Ranger Districts

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds SPRING HILL CAMPGROUND PHILIPSBURG BAY CAMPGROUND Lodgepole Campground (MT) ANTONE CABIN BEAR CREEK BUNKHOUSE BEAR CREEK CABIN NOTCH CABIN WALL CREEK CABIN TWIN LAKES CABIN (MT) MAY CREEK CABIN HOGAN CABIN CANYON CREEK CABIN LUPINE SHELTER GORDON REESE CABIN HELLS CANYON GUARD STATION VIGILANTE CABIN BLACK BUTTE CABIN WEST FORK CABIN (S OF ENNIS) MOOSE LAKE CABIN DOUGLAS CREEK CABIN DONEY CABIN RACETRACK CABIN STONY CABIN HORSE PRAIRIE CABIN BLOODY DICK CABIN HIGH RYE CABIN FLEECER STATION BIRCH CREEK CABIN WEST FORK OF ROCK CREEK CABIN PINEY CAMPGROUND AND BOAT LAUNCH Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Butte-Jefferson Ranger Districts Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation

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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to the Refuge, follow Highway 87 (Havre Highway) north out of Great Falls for about a mile and turn left onto Bootlegger Trail. Go about 9 miles to the well-marked Refuge entrance on the left. Phone 406-727-7400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Covering 12,383 acres (19 square miles), Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains, 50 miles east of the Rocky Mountains and 12 miles north of Great Falls, Montana. Despite its name, Benton Lake is actually a 5,000 acre shallow wetland created by glaciers thousands of years ago. The gently rolling terrain

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Big Hole National Battlefield, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Big Hole National Battlefield is located on Highway 43 ten miles west of the town of Wisdom in southwestern Montana. Bear Paw Battlefield is located on Route 240 sixteen miles south of the town of Chinook in north-central Montana. Phone (406) 689-3155 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Big Hole National Battlefield Official Website Big Hole National Battlefield Map On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.

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Big Sky Byway, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Terry, travel north on Hwy 253. Turn right on Hwy 200 to Circle, then continue north on Hwy 13 to Wolf Point. The entire route is now a paved highway. Phone 1 (406) 233-2800 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas The 105-mile Big Sky Back Country Byway begins in Terry, MT, and travels north and south covering badlands and rolling prairies. The byway ends in Wolf Point, MT, on the beautiful Missouri River, part of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. The route is part of the National Scenic Byways Program, linking Terry with Wolf Point. Taking 2 hours one way, you can stop to take a look

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Bighorn Canyon National, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Bighorn Canyon has two districts that are separated by a three hour drive. To get to the North District at Fort Smith, MT from Billings,take Interstate 90 south to Hardin, MT. Turn at exit 495 onto State Highway 313 to St. Xavier and then to Fort Smith, Montana. To get to the South District at Lovell, WY from Billings, MT, take Interstate 90 west. Turn at exit 434 at Laurel, MT. Turn onto US 310 East/US 212 South. Turn at US 310 East to Lovell. The visitor center is on the east side of Lovell. Phone (307) 548-5406 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Bitterroot National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds SPRING GULCH INDIAN TREES CAMPGROUND EAST FORK CABIN GIRD POINT FALES FLAT CAMPGROUND WOODS CABIN LARRY CREEK GROUP CAMP MCCART LOOKOUT TWOGOOD CABIN MEDICINE POINT LOOKOUT MAGRUDER RANGERS HOUSE ALTA CAMPGROUND ROMBO Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Darby RD Stevensville RD Sula RD West Fork RD Warm Springs Trailhead Twin Lakes Trailhead Bass Creek Trailhead Kootenai Creek Trailhead Mill Creek Trailhead Palisade Mountain NRT Trailhead Sheafman Trailhead Mccart Trailhead Nee Me Poo Trailhead Swift Creek Trailhead Nez Perce Pass Trailhead Paradise Flat/White Cap Creek Trailhead Salmon Base Camp Trailhead Spot Mountain Trailhead Trapper Peak Trailhead Boulder Creek Horse Camp Related

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Blackfoot, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Access the Blackfoot River Recreation Corridor twelve miles east of Bonner on Highway 200. A dirt road (not suitable for RVs) follows the river for twenty miles, reconnecting with Highway 200 near Mile Marker 28, six miles east of the junction with Highway 83. Phone 1 (406) 329-3721 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Twelve miles of the lower Blackfoot River flow through public lands only 20 minutes east of Missoula. During the heat of the summer, it is an excellent place to cool off alongside a large portion of the Missoula population. Crowds disappear during the other ten months of the year, and it becomes a great place

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Centennial Mountains, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take I-15 south of Dillon and turn east at Monida (on the Montana/Idaho border) on County Road 509 which has widely variable conditions throughout the year depending on weather. (During most winters, the road is not plowed and is impassable except by snowmobile for over 40 miles to the Idaho border.) Watch for access points into the Centennial Mountains from the county road. Lakeview and the Red Rocks Lake National Wildlife Refuge are 27 miles east of Monida. Phone 1 (406) 683-8000 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas flickr – Cenennial Mountains Centennial Mountains – This 28,000-acre mountain range, which forms the boundary between southwest Montana and Idaho, is some

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Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located in north-central Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Office hours are 7 am to 4 pm, closed weekends and holidays. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Office

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Clark Canyon Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take I-15 south 11 miles from Dillon to Reservoir. Most campgrounds are on MT secondary route 324. Phone 406-683-6472 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Clark Canyon Reservoir Recreation on Clark Canyon Reservoir and Barrett’s Diversion Dam, located on the Beaverhead River south of Dillon, Montana, is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Clark Canyon Reservoir is the site of Camp Fortunate, one of the more significant spots along the Lewis and Clark Trail. It was at Camp Fortunate that the Lewis and Clark expedition met the Lemhi Shoshoni Tribe and Sacagawea was reunited with her people. The Lewis and

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Custer Gallatin National Forest Cabins Camping Hiking

The Custer Gallatin National Forest offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities for all seasons. Custer Gallatin Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING Custer Gallatin National Forest Cabins & Camping Reservations Reserve your rustic Custer Gallatin National Forest cabin or campsite here: 1. BASIN STATION CABIN >> Camping Area Basin Station Cabin is a primitive, rustic, two-room structure located in the Hebgen Lake Ranger District of the Custer Gallatin National Forest. The cabin is open year-round. The adjacent road is heavily traveled. Winter guests can snowshoe, ski, or snowmobile to the cabin up to three miles from the nearest available parking. This cabin is parking accessible during warmer months. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and they must bring several of their own amenities. 2. BATTLE RIDGE CABIN >> Camping

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Custer National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds BASIN MONTANA CAMPGROUND GREENOUGH LAKE LIMBER PINE PARKSIDE RATTIN CAMPGROUND SHERIDAN WOODBINE CAMPGROUND CASCADE MEYERS CREEK CABIN DIAMOND BUTTE LOOKOUT WHITETAIL CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Custer National Forest The Custer Recreation Information has moved.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  We will be transitioning our full website throughout this winter and all information will be located at Custer Gallatin National Forest. We appreciate your patience as we transfer content. The 1.2 million acre Custer National Forest is one of the most ecologically diverse forests in the Northern Region, reaching from Granite Peak, the highest peak in Montana along

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Ennis National Fish Hatchery, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Ennis NFH is located in Madison County, 12 miles southwest of Ennis, Montana, along the northeastern foothills of the Gravelly Range. Phone 406-682-4847 Activities VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Ennis National Fish Hatchery Ennis National Fish Hatchery is different from other hatcheries. Most hatcheries produce fish and stock them into public waters, Ennis Hatchery operates as a broodstock hatchery. A broodstock hatchery specializes in rearing fish to adult size, takes the eggs from the fish, fertilizes them, incubates them and ships them to production hatcheries for rearing. The Ennis Hatchery raises six different strains of rainbow trout. The Ennis Hatchery is located in the Madison Valley about 4 miles from the Madison River.

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Flathead National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds SILVERTIP CABIN FORD CABIN ZIPS PLACE CABIN NINKO CABIN CHALLENGE CABIN HORNET LOOKOUT BEN ROVER CABIN SCHNAUS CABIN STAR MEADOWS GUARD STATION MISSION LOOKOUT OWL CREEK CABIN TALLY LAKE CAMPGROUND LID CREEK CAMPGROUND SWAN LAKE CAMPGROUND EMERY BAY CAMPGROUND BIG CREEK CAMPGROUND HOLLAND LAKE CAMPGROUND WURTZ CABIN DORIS CREEK CAMPGROUND LOST JOHNNY POINT CAMPGROUND DEVIL CREEK CAMPGROUND MURRAY BAY CAMPGROUND (MT) RIVERSIDE CAMPGROUND (MT) OWL CREEK CORRAL ANNA CREEK CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Holland Lake Boating Site Owl Creek Packer Camp Trailhead Upper Big Bill Trailhead Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Flathead National Forest The Flathead National Forest

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Fort Peck Project, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Glasgow, MT, take Highway 24 south 17 miles to Fort Peck. Or from Nashua, MT take Highway 117 south 12 miles to Fort Peck. Phone (406) 526-3411 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds DOWNSTREAM Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Fort Peck Project Website Rock Creek Marina Fort Peck Project Photo Album According to the World Almanac, Fort Peck Dam, MT is the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth-largest man-made reservoir. The vast size of Fort Peck Lake and its remoteness from major population centers provides a variety of high quality

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Freezeout Lake, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take highway 89 west from Great Falls, MT about 26 miles toward Fairfield. Freezeout Lake is near Choteau, MT. Phone 406-467-2646 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Mt. Dept of Fish, Wildlife & Parks The Lake is part of the Greenfields Division on the Sun River Project in central Montana, west of the city of Great Falls. Small recreation area with over 3,000 acres of land and 1,500 acres of water available for recreation. Beautiful country not far from Choteau, Montana with mountains in close proximity and lots of green range lands.

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Fresno Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions 14 miles west of Havre on U.S. 2. Phone 406-759-5077 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas The Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, is located on the Milk River 14 west of Havre, Montana. This reservoir, with 5,760 water surface acres, 25,618 land ares and 65 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing opportunity for walleye, northern pike, and perch. Concrete boat ramp, picnic shelters, and swimming beach.Current Reservoir Levels

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Garnet Recreation Management Area, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From State Highway 200, about 30 miles east of Missoula, turn south between mile markers 22 and 23. From Interstate 90, take either the Drummond or Bearmouth exit and follow old U.S. 10 to the Bear Gulch Road. Phone 406-329-3914 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas The 12-mile long Garnet Back Country Byway climbs 2,000 feet through the scenic Garnet Range to Garnet Ghost Town. Thanks to extensive preservation efforts, the 30 buildings in this historic town look much the same as they did in 1895. Visitor Center at Ghost

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Garnet Ski Trails, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From State Highway 200, about 30 miles east of Missoula, turn south between mile markers 22 and 23. From Interstate 90, take either the Drummond or Bearmouth exit and follow old U.S. 10 to the Bear Gulch Road. Follow signs up Bear Gulch to a point four miles from Garnet. Chains may be needed in winter on steep portions of the road. Phone 1 (406) 329-3914 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WINTER SPORTS, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas More than 116 miles of trails, including the 32-mile Garnet National Winter Recreation Trail, wind through the Garnet Mountain range. With none of the crowds found at Lolo Pass or

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Gibson Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions I-15 west of Great Falls to State Highway 21 to Augusta. County road to dam. Phone 406-791-7700 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Gibson Dam Underground TourOfficial Web Site Gibson Dam, the principal structure of the Sun River Project, is on the Sun River, 70 miles west of Great Falls, Montana. It is a concrete arch dam and contains 167,500 cubic yards of concrete. The reservoir, with 1,296 surface acres and 15 miles of shoreline, offers fair fishing for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and brown trout. Recreation is managed for Reclamation by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Lewis and Clark National Forest which can be reached

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Glacier National Park, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Glacier National Park is located in the northwest corner of Montana along the spine of the Rocky Mountains. By Car you can access Glacier via Highway 2, which runs along the southern boundary of the park. You can reach the east side of the park via Highway 89. The nearest airports are in Kalispell and Great Falls, Montana Phone (406) 888-7800 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds ST. MARY CAMPGROUND FISH CREEK CAMPGROUND APGAR GROUP SITES MANY GLACIER CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Glacier National Park Official Website Glacier National Park Map Come and experience Glacier’s pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and

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Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Arriving from the east: Take Interstate 90, exit 187. Drive through town, approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Grant Circle and enter the park. Arriving from the west: Take Interstate 90, exit 184. Turn right. Drive approximately 3/4 of a mile. Turn right on to Grant Circle and enter the park. Phone (406) 846-2070 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site Official Website Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site Map Wide open spaces, the hard-working cowboy, his spirited cow pony, and vast herds of cattle are among the strongest symbols of the American West. Once the headquarters of a 10 million acre cattle empire, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National

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Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these

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Helena Valley Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Adjoins city of Helena, the capital city of Montana. Phone 406-444-2535 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Helena Valley Reservoir House TourOfficial Web Site The Helena Valley Unit is in central Montana, adjoining the city of Helena, Montana, and 3.5 miles west of Canyon Ferry Dam on the Missouri River. The principal purposes of the unit are irrigation and municipal water for the city of Helena. Features of the development are a tunnel, dam and regulating reservoir, canal, pumping plant, and other facilities. Created by Helena Valley Dam the reservoir, with 518 water surface acres, 477 land acres and 6 miles of shoreline, offers fair fishing for kokanee salmon. Picnic shelters available.

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Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds MOOSE CREEK CABIN CALF CREEK CABIN HUNTERS SPRING CABIN WEST FORK CABIN (W OF CHOTEAU) CRYSTAL LAKE CABIN DRY WOLF CABIN JUDITH GUARD STATION MONUMENT PEAK LOOKOUT KINGS HILL CABIN KADING CABIN INDIAN FLATS CABIN ASPEN GROVE GROUP USE AREA CUMMINGS CABIN RILLWAY CABIN THOMPSON GUARD STATION BAR GULCH EAGLE GUARD STATION CRYSTAL LAKE GROUP CAMPSITE GRANITE BUTTE LOOKOUT MILLER CABIN STRAWBERRY CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Arrastra Creek Trailhead Flesher Pass Trailhead Dry Creek Trailhead Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest Welcome to the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest and the “million acre backyard” of our local communities.  The accessible forest landscape here

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Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in north central Montana, 25 miles northeast of the town of Malta via U.S. Highway 2 and about 1.5 miles northwest of Nelson Reservoir. Easiest route, travel on U.S. Highway 2 approximately 17 miles east of Malta to the intersection of US Hwy 2 and Hwy 243. Travel north on Hwy 243 for approximately 5 miles making a left on Hewitt Lake road. Hewitt Lake road leads directly to the Refuge ( 3 miles). Phone 406-654-2863 Activities HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four satellite, or un-manned refuges, administered by

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Hungry Horse Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take U.S. 2 about 20 miles northeast of Kalispell. Phone 406-758-5204 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Flathead National Forest web site Hungry Horse Reservoir Map Group House TourOfficial Web Site Hungry Horse Dam is on the South Fork of the Flathead River, 15 miles south of the west entrance to Glacier National Park and 20 miles northeast of Kalispell, Montana. The dam was built as part of the Hungry Horse Project to provide hydroelectric power and flood control. At 564 feet, the dam is the 10th highest in the U.S. In addition to static and interactive exhibits that cover local area history

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Lake Elwell, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Site is about 18 miles southwest of Chester, Montana. Phone 406-759-5077 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Tiber Dam and its reservoir, Lake Elwell, are on the Marias River in north-central Montana. The dam and reservoir are features of the Lower Marias Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project. The reservoir has 21,300 water surface acres, 21,244 land acres and 181 miles of shoreline. Major game fish include northern pike, walleye, and rainbow trout. Concrete boat ramps, campgrounds, marina, picnic shelters. Current reservoir levels

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Lake Mason National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations

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Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles south of Missoula, Montana, and 2 miles north of Stevensville. From I-90, take U.S. Highway 93 south about 30 miles to Stevensville. At the Stevensville cut-off road (269), turn east. Travel 1 mile to Eastside Highway 203 and turn east. Travel э mile to Wildfowl Lane and turn north. The Refuge is 2 miles from the intersection. The Refuge headquarters is located in the town of Stevensville. From Main Street, turn west on 3rd Street. The headquarters is located in the Kohl Office Building (Suite 107). Phone 406-777-5552 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana

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Lee Metcalf Wilderness, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Floater access is at the south end of the canyon at the Wilderness Boat Launch. Turn east off US Hwy 287 at McAllister, follow the Ennis Lake road to the Wilderness Boat Launch. Hiker access is at the north end of the canyon. Phone 406-683-8000 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Lee Metcalf Wilderness Lee Metcalf Wilderness Map The Bear Trap Wilderness is one of the four units of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. The Bear Trap is the first wilderness areas to be managed by the BLM. The 6,347-acre area offers beautiful wilderness scenery plus exciting whitewater rafting featuring the famous Class IV – V Kitchen Sink

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Libby Dam and Lake Koocanusa, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Libby take Montana Highway 37 18 miles north to Libby Dam. Phone (406) 293-5577 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, CLIMBING, FISHING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Libby Dam and Lake Koocanusa Photo Album Libby Dam and Lake Koocanusa Website Facebook Nestled in the mountains of Northwestern Montana lies one of the state’s best-kept secrets. Libby Dam was built to provide flood protection for the Kootenai and lower Columbia Rivers, as well as providing an additional source of hydroelectric power for the region. Recreation is abundant with ample boating, camping and hiking opportunities. The Kootenai River is a blue ribbon trout stream. The state

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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Interstate I-90 and get off at Crow Agency Exit 510 at Jct 212. To reach Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, take Battlefield Tour Road 756 Phone (406) 638-3216 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Official Website Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Map This area memorializes the US Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakotas and Cheyennes in one of the Indian’s last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the US Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.

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Little Rockies Recreation Management Area, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Malta, drive about 40 miles south on US 191. Watch for a sign pointing west toward Zortman, and follow that road about 7 miles, turning at the Camp Creek Campground turnoff. Phone 406-654-5100 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas This heavily-timbered, isolated mountain range rises abruptly from the surrounding plains, providing habitat for a unique mix of mountain and prairie wildlife. Many species found infrequently in eastern Montana are found here. Bighorn sheep can often be seen on the south side of Saddle Butte and Silver Peak, especially in winter.

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Lolo National Forest, Montana Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds LAKE INEZ POINT 6 (GROUP CAMP SITE) LAKESIDE GROUP CAMPSITE DOUBLE ARROW LOOKOUT MORGAN-CASE HOMESTEAD HOGBACK HOMESTEAD BIG LARCH CAMPGROUND LAKE ALVA CAMPGROUND WEST FORK BUTTE LOOKOUT UP UP LOOKOUT SAVENAC BUNKHOUSE THOMPSON PEAK LOOKOUT TOWER SAVENAC WEST COTTAGE SAVENAC COOKHOUSE BEND GUARD STATION COUGAR PEAK LOOKOUT PATTEE CANYON PICNIC AREA MONTURE GUARD STATION CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Ninemile Area Plains/Thompson Falls Area Superior Area Rattlesnake National Recreation Area & Wilderness Spring Creek Sheep Viewing Site Grand Menard Picnic Area Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Lolo National Forest With four

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Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Medicine Lake NWR is located north of Culbertson, Montana. From US 2, travel north on Montana Highway 16 for 25 miles to the Refuge entrance. Turn east on North Shore Road and travel 2.3 miles over a gravel road to the headquarters. Phone 406-789-2305 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 to provide breeding habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife. It lies within the highly productive prairie pothole region and has relief typical of the glacial drift prairie — relatively gentle rolling plains with numerous shallow wetland depressions. Medicine

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Medicine Lake Wilderness, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Turn north on Montana Highway 16 off U.S. Highway 2 at Culbertson. Follow Highway 16 north for approximately 22 miles until you reach Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), which is marked with a large entrance sign on North Shore Road. The town of Medicine Lake is located near the northwest boundary of the Medicine Lake NWR. The Fort Peck Indian Reservation borders the west boundary. The towns of Plentywood and Culbertson are about 20 miles equidistant north and south, respectively, along Montana State Highway 16. 223 North Shore Road Medicine Lake, Montana 59247 Phone (406) 789-2305 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge Medicine Lake Wilderness Medicine Lake Wilderness Map The

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National Bison Range, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions The National Bison Range is located in the Mission Valley of Northwest Montana. Located 50 miles north of Missoula, Montana. Drive to the Refuge by taking Highway 93 north to Ravalli, turning west on Highway 200. Approximately 5 miles from Ravalli is the junction for State Highway 212. Travel north for about 5 miles to the entrance to the Bison Range. There is a sign on Highways 93 and 212 indicating the National Bison Range.If traveling from the north, take either State Highway 35 around the east side of Flathead Lake or Highway 93 around the west side. Proceed south from Polson 10 miles to the junction of Highway 93 with State Highway 212; it is about 13 miles to the entrance. There are signs on Highway 93 indicating the National Bison Range.When traveling from the west, turn north at St. Regis, Montana, off U.S. Interstate 90 onto State

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Nelson Reservoir, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Site is near Saco on State Highway 2. Phone 406-759-5077 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Nelson Reservoir The Nelson Reservoir, a feature of the Milk River Project, is located 19 miles northeast of Malta, Montana provides offstream storage for irrigation of Malta Division lands in the Saco and Hinsdale area. This reservoir, with 4,320 water surface acres, 7,702 land acres and 30 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing for walleye, perch, and northern pike. Concrete boat ramp, campground, and picnic shelters.Current Reservoir levels

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Northwest Montana Wetland Management District, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Lake County WPAs and Conservation Easements are located south and southwest of Ronan, Montana. Flathead County WPAs are located south and west of the Kalispell area. Flathead WPA is along the north shoreline of Flathead Lake at the mouth of the Flathead River. Batavia and Smith Lake WPAs are located in Smith Valley west – southwest of Kalispell. Blasdel WPA is located 1э miles north of Flathead Lake. McGregor Meadows WPA is located 28 miles west of Kalispell. Phone 406-644-2211 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas The Northwest Montana Wetland Management District (WMD) consists of waterfowl production areas (WPA) ranging in size from 28 to 2,370 acres.

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Red Rock Lakes Wilderness, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: The RRL refuge can be reached from the west on Interstate 15 in Montana (turn off on the Exit 0 off-ramp towards South Valley road). From the east, take US 20 in Idaho and exit at the Red Rock Road and follow the signs west to the refuge. The distance to the Red Rock Lakes Wildlife Refuge Lakeview Headquarters is about 28 miles from either direction. Much of the road is a wide gravel road maintained only from about May through October. Access is limited or impossible due to snow after these dates. Careful consideration should be taken if it has been rainy. Also, it is not recommended for large motorhomes due to the rough road conditions in places. Phone 406-276-3536 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these

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South Phillips Recreation Management Area, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Malta, drive south on US Highway 191. Follow any of the major gravel roads east off Highway 191. Phone 406-654-5100 Activities FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas This large area of rolling prairie with shrub/scrub is a nationally important breeding area for shortgrass bird species, such as mountain plover, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, Baird’s sparrow, and Sprague’s pipit. The area’s prairie potholes attract more than 10,000 breeding ducks each year. Wildlife such as deer and antelope frequent the area. In addition, the area contains a concentration of prairie dog towns and is directly adjacent to a reintroduction site for the federally-listed, endangered black-footed ferret.

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Sweet Grass Hills, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Public access is available on the north side of East Butte. From US HWY 2, about 2 miles west of Chester, turn north onto Whitlash Road. In Whitlash, turn east onto Black Jack Road, in about 9 miles turn right (south) and park on public lands marked by a sign at the base of the Butte. It is a steep, but beautiful walk from this point. Phone 1 (406) 262-2820 Activities HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas The Sweet Grass Hills have been a prominent landmark of northern Montana since the buffalo days. They rise nearly 3000 feet above the surrounding prairie and are visible for miles. The Hills were created by an igneous

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UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL

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UL Bend Wilderness, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite

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Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions The main access points for the Upper Missouri are in Fort Benton, Loma, Coal Banks Landing, Judith Landing and James Kipp Recreation Area. In the town of Fort Benton river access points may be found at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds Canoe Launch and Campground (River Mile 0), and Fort Benton Boat Launch (River Mile 1.4). In Loma the Wood Bottom Recreation Area, accessed via Loma Bridge Rd east of US Highway 87 N features a campground, parking area and boat launch (River Mile 20.2). Coal Banks Landing Recreation Area (River Mile 41.5) is best accessed via Gardiner Rd, east of US Highway 87 N at mile marker 66.7. Coal Banks is the main and most popular launch point on the Upper Missouri. Judith Landing Recreation Area (River Mile 88.5) is best accessed via State Highway 236 (Judith Landing Rd), east of US Highway 87 N at Big Sandy, MT.

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions The “Breaks” begins at historic Fort Benton on U.S. Highway 87 and ends 149 miles later where the Robinson Bridge on U.S. Highway 191 crosses the Missouri River. Phone 406-538-1900 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas This national monument covers about 377,000 acres of BLM-administered public land in central Montana. These lands hold a spectacular array of plant life, wildlife, unique geological features, endless recreational opportunities, and significant historical and cultural values. The rugged landscape has retained much of its unspoiled character over the centuries and, as a result, offers outstanding opportunities for solitude and dispersed recreation. In some areas, the BLM lands are intermingled with State of

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War Horse National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite

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Willow Creek Reservoir – Montana, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Located about 20 miles west of Great Falls, Montana. Off U.S. 89. Phone 406-444-2535 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas DouglassHome StandardTourOfficial Web Site Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Willow Creek Dam, a part of the Sun River Project, is an earthfill structure on Willow Creek about 15 miles southeast of Gibson Dam. This reservoir, with 1,530 water surface acres, 3,069 land acres and 11 shoreline miles, offers fishing for rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.

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Woodston Diversion Dam, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 2 miles west of Woodston, KS along U.S. Hwy. 24 in Rooks County, Kansas. Phone 406-657-6218 Activities HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas State Website Woodston Diversion Dam is a feature of the PSMBP – Solomon Division – Webster Unit. This area is managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks as a wildlife management area. Site consists of 254 land acres and 10 acres covered by water and wildlife including pheasant, waterfowl, deer, and dove.

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